In the News

Featured News

Union Plus Union-Made Snacks for Game Day

Source: Union Plus The Super Bowl is just around the corner! Put your game face on and tune in to…

Remington's union, new owners are at the negotiating table

Source: Times Union January 14, 2021 Ilion, Herkimer County plant was purchased out of bankruptcy ILION - The union representing…

Union Plus: Bachelor's Degree Program

Source: Union Plus January 8, 2020 Earn your bachelor’s degree for free Are you ready to take the next step…

All News

Contura found someone willing to take over its Cumberland coal mine

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette November 12, 2020 Contura Energy Inc. has found someone willing to take over its Greene County Cumberland mine and the reclamation liabilities that go along with it. Tennessee-based Contura has been under pressure from shareholders to accelerate its exit from thermal coal — the kind burned in power plants. It had already […]


Source:  News Channel 2      On Thursday, a powerful voice joined the chorus of Remington Arms workers, rallying to convince the plant’s former owners to give them benefits they say are provided to them in their contract. “Old Remington shouldn’t be allowed to pack up and get out of town. I submit to you […]

UMWA remembers Farmington No. 9 miners with virtual ceremony

Source: WV Metro News   CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The United Mine Workers of America usually marks the anniversary of the 1968 Farmington No. 9 mine disaster with a ceremony at the memorial in Mannington. Union members, however, had to recognize the 78 coal miners away from the site because of the coronavirus pandemic. While wreaths were […]

Governor Justice issues several executive orders

Source: WSAZ 3 News Channel  November 13, 2020 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – West Virginia Governor Justice has issued several executive orders during a press conference Friday morning. Governor Justice says he’s issuing an indoor face covering requirement. You must wear one at all times in all public indoor places. This does not apply to kids […]

Union leader rallies with former Remington workers in Ilion

Source: Times Telegram November 12, 2020 ILION — The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) is fighting — and will continue to fight — for the contractual benefits the Remington Outdoor Company owes Remington Arms workers in Ilion. That was the message UMWA International President Cecil E. Roberts delivered Thursday when he spoke to nearly […]

Sign Up for Email Updates